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Q&A Interview with Jack Wakshlag, CRO, Turner Broadcasting

Jack Wakshlag, Chief Research Officer for Turner Broadcasting, is a legend in the media industry. Over the years, Jack has helped form industry standards and has demonstrated the value of research for the media marketplace. In this provocative and insightful interview, Jack talks about such cutting edge research topics as Cross Platform Measurement, the future of C3, his current initiative “TV in Context”, the value of CTAM, how to insure good quality research, how to groom the next generation and, looking ahead, some predictions for the next five years.

There are seven videos in this fascinating interview that cover the following topics:

Subject Length (in minutes)
Background (4:18)
Cross Platform Measurement (6:46)
C3 (3:47)
Research Quality (4:59)
CTAM (1:37)
Current Projects (4:18)
Development (3:12)



Charlene Weisler interviews Turner Broadcasting Chief Research Officer Jack Wakshlag about his background - how he got to where he is today. Jack talks about how he met Richard Zackon whose has been interviewed on this blog too. This video is 4:18 minutes long:






Charlene Weisler interviews Turner Broadcasting Chief Research Officer Jack Wakshlag about Cross Platform, specifically its measurement. This video is 6:46 minutes long:






Charlene Weisler interviews Jack Wakshlag who discusses Nielsen's C3 metric which is the current industry standard for purchasing and posting advertisements on television. This video is 3:47 minutes long:





Charlene Weisler interviews Jack Wakshlag who gives his predictions for the next five years. Jack also discusses the concept of research quality - how to tell good from bad. This video is 4:59 minutes long






Jack Wakshlag talks to Charlene Weisler about CTAM and its importance in the industry. This video is 1:37 minutes long:






Charlene Weisler interviews Turner Broadcasting Chief Research Officer Jack Wakshlag about his department's current projects. One of which is called TV in Context which places advertising in appropriate places around the programming content to increase viewer engagement on a biological level. This video is 4:18 minutes:





In this final video that is 3:12 minutes long, Jack talks about how to develop the next generation of researchers and his philosophy on how to create a healthy and productive quality research department:

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for presenting an informative, enjoyable interview with Jack Wakshlag. As a former student of Jack's at Indiana University and a long time employee of The Nielsen Company I find his comments insightful, forward thinking and real.

    Bob Dahl

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